Nouadhibou’s artisanal fishing port (Photo by Steve Utterwulghe) In the Northern tip of Mauritania lies the Nouadhibou Free Zone. Created in 2013 with financial and technical support from the...

Steve Utterwulghe, Alexandre Laure |

CPLC Design Meeting at World Bank Group Headquarters Credits: Max Thabiso Edkins This week, the World Bank Group released the latest version of our annual State and Trends of Carbon Pricing report...

Thomas Kerr |

In 2013, investment commitments to infrastructure projects with private participation declined by 24 percent from the previous year.  It should be welcome news that the first half of 2014 (H1)...

Clive Harris |

Infrastructure bottlenecks have created seemingly perpetual traffic jams in and around São Paulo. Photo credit: Marcelo Camargo/ABr. There’s a lot of time for innovative thought when you’re stuck...

Cara Santos Pianesi |

The great-power G8 have been bickering about geopolitics, the economic G20 have been fretting about growth, and the aspiring G24 have been jostling for policy influence. But this summer’s ultimate...

Christopher Colford |

Photo Credit: Mauricio Santana – Women’s Forum 2014 The question was posed at this year’s Women’s Forum Brazil held in São Paulo, Brazil, on May 26 and 27. In a country bustling with the World Cup...

Paula Tavares |

Photo Credit: Mauricio Santana – Women’s Forum 2014
A pergunta foi o foco do Fórum de Mulheres realizado este ano nos dias 26 e 27 de maio, em São Paulo, Brasil. Em um país movimentado com a...

Paula Tavares |

Two macaws in the Amazon. Photo © istockphoto.com Although the United Nations climate change conference in Copenhagen badly failed to achieve legally binding agreements, including on the specific...

Carlos A. Nobre |

Carbon governance—the institutional arrangements in place for mitigating greenhouse gas emissions—can vary considerably across countries. In Brazil, the financial community is actively interested...

Andrea Liverani |